Two Israeli soldiers were killed yesterday in retaliation for the killing of six Hezbollah fighters, including a son of a revered leader and an Iranian general.
Syria has become the weak leg of its tripod with Iran and Hezbollah.
Israel is clearly taking advantage of a severely weakened Syrian regime, correctly predicting that the Syrians are not in a position to retaliate.
Lebanon’s billionaire former prime minister is making hay about Hezbollah, but Saad Hariri is doing his own share of sectarian agitation.
Although Hezbollah has been a strong ally of Bashar al-Assad, there are signs the Lebanese group is preparing for a future without him.
The arrest of a “suspected” Hezbollah operative who is “suspected” of a plan to kill Israeli tourists has become the equivalent of an actual terrorist attack.
Iran’s support for Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad further mocks the Islamic Revolution.
The capture of CIA sources in Beirut represents a coup for Hezbollah.
Lebanon’s complexity can be sorted out when viewed through the lens of history.
Syria continues to sit at the crossroads of a number of U.S. interests.
The United States has a real opportunity to encourage Islamists to express their frustrations through peaceful means.
The Israeli Defense Forces are itching for a rematch with Hezbollah.
A convergence of interests in the region provide a golden opportunity for the United States to reverse its policy and help bring peace to the Middle East.
Congress inserts itself into Lebanon’s civil strife with a strongly worded resolutionCongress inserts itself into Lebanon’s civil strife with a strongly worded resolution.
Long before last summer’s conflict, the Bush administration had been pushing Israel to launch a war on Lebanon to cripple Hezbollah.